#Onthisday in 1922, Howard Carter & Lord Caernavon peeked into #Tutankhamun’s Tomb and glimpsed the pharoah’s treasure by candlelight. Here is a historical newspaper story that reports on this magical moment. Click on the link for the full article: http://blog.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/2013/11/25/tutankhamuns-tomb/
On 16 October 1793, #MarieAntoinette, the widow of Louis XVI, was executed at the guillotine in the Place de la Revolution in Paris – she was 37. Here is a newspaper story published on 28 October 1793 that reports on her execution.
Book of Hours, MS S.14 fol. 3v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum
Bible, MS M.111 fol. 175r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum
From the Medieval Manuscripts blog post 'Update to the catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts'. Image: Puzzle initial, from the legal text 'Sentencia Super Easdem Cartas', England, late 13th or early 14th century.
From the Endangered Archives blog post 'New Online Collections: March 2014'.
Alice with the Red Queen from an illustrated edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Charles Robinson, 1907 #AliceinWonderland